Experiencing physical warmth affects implicit attitudes and altruistic behavior toward outgroup in females

  title={Experiencing physical warmth affects implicit attitudes and altruistic behavior toward outgroup in females},
  author={Takeru Miyajima and Xianwei Meng},
  journal={BMC Research Notes},
ObjectiveExperiencing physical warmth has been demonstrated to influence interpersonal warmth. However, the effects of this metaphorical link in an intergroup context is not clear. The current study aimed to investigate the effect of physical warmth on implicit attitudes and behavior toward outgroup members in a Japanese–Chinese intergroup context. After touching either a warm or cold cup for 3 min, the Japanese participants were required to complete the single-target implicit association test… 
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